StatisticCentral CityIllinoisNational
Population1,05612,671,821328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,81222891
Median age34.937.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%44%43%
Speak English99%77%79%
Speak Spanish1%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Central City is 695% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Central City is 7% lower than Illinois
  • In Central City 96.97% of the population is White
  • In Central City 0.47% of the population is Black
  • In Central City 0.28% of the population is Asian

Compare Central City, IL Demographics

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      Central City population breakdown by race

      RaceCentral CityIllinoisNational
      White96.97%72.14%73.35%
      Black0.47%14.30%12.63%
      Asian0.28%5.10%5.22%
      American Indian0.00%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race2.27%2.34%3.06%
      Other race0.00%5.86%4.75%
      In Central City, 1.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Central City age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Central City, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).